Out of the closet and onto the ice

Posted on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 2:16 pm

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Charline Labonté, BEd’12, comes out publicly and talks about her life as a gay athlete.

Rebuilding hope in Lac Mégantic

Posted on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 4:43 pm

A year after the town’s core was reduced to ashes, three McGill students have come up with a bold business plan to help Lac Mégantic get back on its feet.

Foods of the future

Posted on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 11:16 am

What will be the next great food concept? Students in Salwa Karboune’s Food Product Development class are creating innovative new foods that may soon hit grocery store shelves near you.

An oasis of green

Posted on Monday, July 7, 2014 at 7:25 pm

McGill’s two campuses offer visitors no shortage of lovely scenery during the non-winter months. Find out about some of the work that goes on behind the scenes that helps make this possible.

Fact-checking with Dr. Joe

Posted on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 10:56 am

In his latest book, Joe Schwarcz, BSc’69, PhD’74, the director of McGill’s Office for Science & Society, takes on the shaky claims and media hype surrounding everything from organic food to fad diets.

The combative economist

Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 10:56 am

Tom Naylor says his new book, Counterfeit Crime: Criminal Profits, Terror Dollars, and Nonsense, is his “angriest and most cynical” to date. And for the consistently controversial economics professor, that’s saying something.

The one and only Honora

Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 2:21 pm

For many McGill graduates, Honora Shaughnessy, MLS’73, is almost as emblematic of the University as the Roddick Gates. The longtime senior executive director for alumni relations will soon be retiring.

Quebec’s new finance minister faces tough challenges

Posted on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 10:54 am

Quebec finance minister Carlos Leitao, BA’79, once ranked as the world’s second best economist, is grateful to McGill for helping him adapt to his new country.

Born bad? Exploring the morality of babies

Posted on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 12:02 pm

Author and Yale child psychology expert Paul Bloom, BA’85, explores the surprisingly complex moral universe of babies in his recent book.

Internet entrepreneur hits the world stage

Posted on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 3:58 pm

CloudFlare co-founder Michelle Zatlyn, BSc’01, was recently named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum along with Tumblr founder David Karp and boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko